Brightwood College-Nashville

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2017 Average Net Price
$22,788
After Financial Aid
2017 Enrolled Students
309
100% Full-Time
2017 Graduation Rate
64.3%
164 Graduates

About

Brightwood College-Nashville is a higher education institution located in Davidson County, TN. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Brightwood College-Nashville were .

In 2017, 197 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Brightwood College-Nashville. 80.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 19.8% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were black or african american (62 degrees), 1.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Nashville is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Brightwood College-Nashville is $0, which is $-14,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,788.

In 2017, 77% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 75% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Average Net Price

$22,788
2017 Value
8.12%
1 Year Growth

In 2017 Brightwood College-Nashville had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,788. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Brightwood College-Nashville grew by 8.12%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

77%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
75%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

77% of undergraduate students at Brightwood College-Nashville received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 14.9% with respect to 2016, when 67% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Enrollment

Brightwood College-Nashville has a total enrollment of 309 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Nashville is 309 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Nashville are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Nashville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57% Black or African American, 26.2% White, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.324% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Brightwood College-Nashville in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority Black or African American Female (51.5%), followed by White Female (21%) and Black or African American Male (5.5%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Brightwood College-Nashville, both undergraduate and graduate, is 309 students. The full-time enrollment at Brightwood College-Nashville is 309 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Brightwood College-Nashville are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

74%
2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Brightwood College-Nashville was 74%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Brightwood College-Nashville had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    176
  2. White
    81
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    22

The enrolled student population at Brightwood College-Nashville is 57% Black or African American, 26.2% White, 7.12% Hispanic or Latino, 1.29% Two or More Races, 0.324% Asian, 0.324% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 21 students (6.8%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 119 more women than men received degrees from Brightwood College-Nashville. The majority of degree recipients at Brightwood College-Nashville are black or african american (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more black or african american graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Brightwood College-Nashville is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Brightwood College-Nashville, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), and Health (161 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are Registered nurses (1,294,571 people), Medical & health services managers (134,634 people), Pharmacists (128,892 people), Nurse practitioners & nurse midwives (120,345 people), and Physicians (99,786 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), and Health (161 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Podiatrists, Physicians, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), and Health (161 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,408,215 people), Elementary & secondary schools (209,176 people), Outpatient care centers (191,391 people), Offices of physicians (183,832 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (129,852 people).

The most specialized majors at Brightwood College-Nashville are Construction (20 degrees awarded), Legal (16 degrees), and Health (161 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Brightwood College-Nashville.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In false, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Brightwood College-Nashville was N/A with N/A degree-majorss awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men
  1. 39
  2. 158

In 2017, 39 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Nashville, which is 0.247 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (158).

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Most Common Male Majors

In false, 20 degrees were awarded to men at Brightwood College-Nashville in Electrician, which is NaNy times more than the 0 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In false, 65 degrees were awarded to women at Brightwood College-Nashville in Medical Assistant, which is 7.22 times more than the 9 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2017, 41% of students graduating from Brightwood College-Nashville completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Brightwood College-Nashville is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 17.1% of graduates (28 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    62 degrees awarded
  2. White
    61 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    45 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Brightwood College-Nashville is black or african american (62 degrees awarded). There were 1.02 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (61 degrees).

22.8% of degree recipients (45 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. Black or African American Female
    50 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    47 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Brightwood College-Nashville is black or african american female (50 degrees awarded). There were 1.06 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (47 degrees).

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Operations

Brightwood College-Nashville has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $0 (NaNN%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Brightwood College-Nashville had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Brightwood College-Nashville employs 7 No academic ranks, 0 N/A, and 0 N/A. Most academics at Brightwood College-Nashville are Female No academic ranks (5), Male No academic ranks(2), and N/A (0).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Nashville are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 9 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 3 employees, and Management with 2 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$N/A
2017 Endowment
0%
growth from 2016

Brightwood College-Nashville has an endowment valued at about $N/A, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Brightwood College-Nashville stayed 0% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $NaNM approximately the same as than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $0 - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Brightwood College-Nashville received $0 in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$1.7M
2017 Salaries
0.292%
decline from 2016

In 2017, Brightwood College-Nashville paid a median of $1.7M in salaries, which represents NaNM% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 0.292% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 23.9% decline from 2015 and a 18.7% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$352k
Instructional Salaries
7
Number of Employees

In 2017, Brightwood College-Nashville paid a total of $352k to 7 employees working as instructors, which represents 20.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $318k (20.1%) for similar Special Focus Two-Year: Other Fields.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

No academic rank
Most Common Instructor
7 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
9 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Nashville were No academic rank with 7 employees; false with 0 employees; and false with 0 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Brightwood College-Nashville were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 9 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 3 employees; and Management with 2 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female No academic rank
  2. Male No academic rank
  3. false

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Brightwood College-Nashville was Female No academic rank with 5 employees, Male No academic rank with 2 employees, and false with 0 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Brightwood College-Nashville.

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